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PlantFiles: Hosta
Hosta 'Abiqua Recluse'

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Family: Liliaceae (lil-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hosta (HOSS-tuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Abiqua Recluse
Hybridized by Walden-West; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1989

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Plant Size (check one):
Large (leaf 81-144 square inches; plant 18-28 tall)

Spacing:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 3b: to -37.2 C (-35 F)
USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)
USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

Sun Exposure:
Light Shade
Partial to Full Shade
Full Shade

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Seed Collecting:
Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds
Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

Growing Habit:
Mound-like

Growth Rate:
Medium

Leaf Shape:
Ovate

Leaf Appearance:
Cupped
Corrugated

Degree to which the appearance is present:
Lightly
Moderately

Leaf Texture (top):
Dull

Leaf Texture (bottom):
Glaucous Bloom

Leaf Substance:
2 (Good)

Leaf Color:
Golden Yellow

Color of Leaf Margin:
Unknown - Tell us

Number of Vein Pairs:
12 to 15

Appearance of Margin:
Flat/Nearly Flat

Margin Width:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Time:
Mid

Flower Shape:
Funnel

Flower Fragrance:
No fragrance

Does it set seed?:
Yes; seed is viable

Bloom Color:
Near White

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No positives
2 neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Neutral smiln32 On Jan 1, 2005, smiln32 from Oklahoma City, OK (Zone 7a) wrote:

Medium to large sized hosta with pale violet blooms that appear in July. Leaves are heavily veined, bright green and somewhat puckered.

Neutral jody On Jul 28, 2002, jody from MD &, VA (Zone 7b) wrote:

30"-35" scapes.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Nilwood, Illinois
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania



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